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Offline Snoopy

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Problems with using the VP Site
« on: December 25, 2012, 01:01:42 PM »
Please post your problems accessing the site, slowness of site response or any other oddities about the site here. Please keep it sensible so that we have the facts we can report to the hosts/check against the errors lists etc.
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Re: Problems with using the VP Site
« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2012, 06:17:05 PM »
Having nails on and needing to go to work I find causes me the most trouble.    lol:
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Re: Problems with using the VP Site
« Reply #2 on: December 25, 2012, 06:27:45 PM »
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Re: Problems with using the VP Site
« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2012, 08:30:39 PM »
After you with the stick  cussing:
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Re: Problems with using the VP Site
« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2012, 10:03:45 AM »
Dare I open me crack? scared2:

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Re: Problems with using the VP Site
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2013, 03:02:00 PM »
Gubbed for last 10 mins....... noooo:

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Re: Problems with using the VP Site
« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2013, 03:04:42 PM »
Pants  noooo:
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Re: Problems with using the VP Site
« Reply #7 on: January 14, 2013, 03:07:41 PM »
Yup  noooo: noooo:
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Re: Problems with using the VP Site
« Reply #8 on: January 14, 2013, 03:08:56 PM »
Pants  noooo:

Keep your mind on your werk please  ::)
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Re: Problems with using the VP Site
« Reply #9 on: January 14, 2013, 03:11:31 PM »
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Re: Problems with using the VP Site
« Reply #10 on: January 14, 2013, 03:31:02 PM »
Do you have ALL the equipment?  Shocked:
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Re: Problems with using the VP Site
« Reply #11 on: January 14, 2013, 03:32:55 PM »
We are still having problems with the site going up-and-down all the time - I get notifications when it is 'down', mostly nobody else notices...

I'm very disappointed with iPage and we should really move to a new host.

However, our daily posts have been in decline for the past year... We had the following number of posts on the site: -

2008 - 70,117
2009 - 70,139
2010 - 66,902
2011 - 76,005
2012 - 58,440

Perhaps this is a 'chicken and egg' scenario with the site problems resulting in fewer posts, perhaps it is because we have lost Wenchy; Snoopy and Miss T have been poorly, Miss D and others have been under pressure at work resulting in fewer posts during working hours... I'm not sure. Bottom line is that we need ~200 posts per day for the site to feel vibrant and interesting and we're not hitting anywhere near that at the moment.

Financially, we made 42.60 from Amazon clicks since January 2012. Go figure who is funding it...

The bottom line is that it will costs a whole lot more money and effort on my part to move the site to another host. At the moment, I'm not convinced that there is the enthusiasm on the site to make that worthwhile.

I welcome your comments - if anybody wants to take on the management of the site I'd be happy to hand 'the keys' over - perhaps somebody else can breathe new life into it...?




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Re: Problems with using the VP Site
« Reply #12 on: January 14, 2013, 03:40:23 PM »
New members....... rubschin:

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Re: Problems with using the VP Site
« Reply #13 on: January 14, 2013, 03:47:20 PM »
Miss D may be having trouble in that respect  noooo:
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Re: Problems with using the VP Site
« Reply #14 on: January 14, 2013, 03:48:52 PM »
New members....... rubschin:

We've been struggling with new members since the start - I'm not sure if it is because of the content or the strange werds we use (like werds) or because most here don't want their friends and families to read the posts...

Bottom line is we have had very few new members 'stick' and become regular posters... apart from you and baldy of course...  ::)
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